The back of a Marine’s flak jacket during the Vietnam War. Khe Sahn, South Vietnam - February 21, 1968.
Ho Chi Minh was a Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader who was prime minister (1945–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam). He was a key figure in the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945, as well as the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) and the Việt Cộng (NLF or VC) during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam War: War photographer eating canned fruit (?) The sign on his helmet has been altered to signify his own personal desire to be delivered back home alive. Death in Vietnam was often described as "more poignant" than deaths in previous wars -- one more little piece of evidence about the VM war's deeply divisive nature.
*Late 1930's - German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian children of Jewish descent were permitted to leave their countries and families on the Kindertransport; a train bound for Britain. These children ranged in age from infant to 17 and were placed with families in Britain. Many never saw their parents again.
LARRY BURROWS Near Da Nang, Vietnam, 1965 Crew Chief James Farley, with his guns jammed and two wounded comrades aboard, shouts to his gunner. (LIFE) This photo was the LIFE Magazine cover on April 16, 1965.